Plants

Plants

This is an updated list of plants that’ll do well in Phoenix area landscapes.

Outside Garden

These are desert friendly, low water plants I hope to get established without permanent irrigation.

Agave
Brittle bush
Chuparosa
Creosote
Desert milkweed
Desert spoon
Dicliptera
Globe mallow
Mexican blue yucca
Mexican Bush Sage
Morning glory bush
Ocatillo
Red justicia
Ruellia

Garden

These are a little more demanding but should prove adaptable to the climate in Paradise Valley.

Meadow

Purple three-awn
(Aristida purpurea var. purpurea)
Sideoats grama
(Bouteloua curtipendula)
Blue grama
(Bouteloua gracilis)
Sand dropseed
(Sporobolus cryptandrus)
Alkali sacaton
(Sporobolus airoides)
Indian ricegrass
(Achnatherum hymenoides)
Galleta grass
(Pleuraphis jamesii)
Sand sage
(Artemisia filifolia)

 

Grasses

Pink Muhly
Mexican Thread Grass
Deer grass
Little bluestem
Common blue fescue
Side oats grams grass
Silver feather grass

 

Focus Plants

Candelilla Slipper Plant
Large Cape Rush
Century Plant Americana
Maidens Quiver Tree
Argentine giant cactus
Rain lily
Madagascan palm

 

Perennials/Shrubs

Mexican Bush Sage
Southern Sword Fern
Guayacán (purple flowers)
Chuparosa
Asparagus fern
Society Garlic Green – Tulbaghia Violacea
Agastache – Ava’s Hummingbird Mint
Agastache – Hybrid Hummingbird Mint
Agastache – Purple Haze Hyssop
Teucrium – Gray Creeping Germander
Lantana
Hibiscus
Yellow bird of paradise
Desert tea
Salvia – Maraschino Bush Salvia
Hymenoxys – Acaulis – Sunflower Daisy
Salvia – Reptans – WEst Texas Grass Sage
Buddleia – Flutterby Petite
Cytisus – Paulette Red Flowered Broom

 

Groundcover

Myoporum
Ice Plant
Creeping germander

 

Floral Beds

Freesia
Spider Lily
Toad flax

 

Food

Chilies
Tomatoes
Onion
Green Beans
Artichokes
Potatoes
Carrots
Lemon
B. tomato
B. watermelon
B. cucumber
B. strawberry
B. apples
B. oranges